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Hemelse Modder

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Oude Waal 11, 1011 BZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 3203
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had dinner here on a Tuesday evening. Still very well filled, but not too busy. Service is laid-back but attentive. Overall very happy with the food and wine. their beggie options are great. The Beet-Wellington was delicious. No complaints whatsoever.

Thank William D
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a wonderful quaint restaurant close to a canal in an older house converted into a restaurant. The food was outstanding -- we went to the restaurant twice while we were in Amsterdam and were amazed at the meals! There was a special each night -- the first night we had the fish special and the second night we... More 

Thank Ann T
New York City, New York
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53 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A local friend recommended this- a delicious dinner. Very fresh ingredients, delicious wine, and excellent service. Central location and a pristine, simple decor. Would recommend this anytime.

Thank 11jennifer
Cairo, Egypt
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So me and my gf wanted to have a nice meal close to our apartment before ending our amsterdam vacation, we are not from netherland and i just spotted this restaurant while running and it seemed like it would be the kind of place we would enjoy a nice meal at , nothing fancy , just a great evening and... More 

Thank Shereba99
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined at this fine restaurant on our first night in Amsterdam. The food is modern Dutch, and the service was excellent. Our entrees were a delicious veal pate and herring tartare. Main courses were sea bass and guinea hen. Desserts were three Dutch cheeses with fig preserves and also the house specialty hemelse modder (white and dark chocolate mousse... More 

1 Thank joeandrick
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67 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First night in Amsterdam for many a year - this city has really got busy. So make sure you book at Hemelse Modder (means heavenly mud). It's great. Modern Dutch food in a lovely room with very friendly service who cared about what they were doing. The food - mackerel, duck, tarbotine, lovely deserts. The wine - excellent German burgundy.... More 

Thank Peter6530
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88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

After the Anne Frank House Tour, we ventured to Pesce for dinner. Only to find out there is a two hour wait - we did not have reservations So, we started waling to Hemelse Modder recommended by our host at Maurio Mansion. Another good recommendation. We got seated as soon as we arrived (around 8:15 PM). We ordered the mackerel... More 

1 Thank Jim W
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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110 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

We live close to this restaurant but have never visited before. The menu changes regularly and is fixed price for different courses. I had the shrimp croquette and the cod, both were excellent, small nicely presented portions but that is what I prefer. Staff were friendly and service was very good, the restaurant was very full so I would recommend... More 

Thank Kathy J
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Interesting menu and location. Very well cooked and prepared food. A nice relaxed atmosphere with friendly service

Thank annilahti
Torquay, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

We came upon this restaurant by accident, and misunderstood their pricing system.However we were very glad we did as this was the best meal of our stay. Beautifully prepared and cooked, modest portions. Attentively served lovely.

2 Thank Christine B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Dutch, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oude Waal 11, 1011 BZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighborhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 624 3203

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Staying in Centrum

Neighborhood Profile
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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